Construction Minister acknowledges flaws in urban planning

Construction Minister acknowledges flaws in urban planning

Minister of Construction Tran Hong Ha admitted that there remain many shortcomings in urban planning while fielding questions raised by National Assembly (NA) deputies at the ongoing 13th session of the NA Standing Committee on August 16.

Vietnam, Cambodia commit to building peaceful borderline

Vietnam, Cambodia commit to building peaceful borderline

The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) and the National Council of Solidarity Front for Development of Cambodia (SFDC) held the fifth international conference on building Vietnam-Cambodia border of peace, friendship, cooperation and development for 2017-2020 in Phnom Penh on August 16.

Vietnam applauds ILO support in policy making

Vietnam applauds ILO support in policy making

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai has praised the International Labour Organisation’s support for Vietnam in building legal frameworks relating to labour standards and social security.

Prime Minister greets European ambassadors

Prime Minister greets European ambassadors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 16 for some European ambassadors to discuss investment promotion activities of European businesses in Vietnam.

PM urges accelerating administrative procedure reform

PM urges accelerating administrative procedure reform

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stressed that the reform of administrative procedures must be accelerated to bolster growth, noting that the public and business community still complain about prolonged and cumbersome administrative processes in many State agencies.

Top Thai legislator wraps up official visit to Vietnam

Top Thai legislator wraps up official visit to Vietnam

President of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) of Thailand Pornpetch Wichitcholchai left Hanoi on August 16, concluding his four-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Individuals related to central sea environment incident get punishments

Individuals related to central sea environment incident get punishments

The Prime Minister has signed decisions to apply disciplinary measures on four former leaders of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the central province of Ha Tinh, whose violations are linked to the serious environmental incident caused by Formosa Ha Tinh.

Vietnamese, Cuban youths pledge to tighten ties

Vietnamese, Cuban youths pledge to tighten ties

Leaders of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) and the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC) have pledged to work harder to tighten the loyal and pure relations between Vietnam and Cuba.

PM Phuc highlights cooperation with Tokyo Gas

PM Phuc highlights cooperation with Tokyo Gas

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underilnied cooperation with Tokyo Gas Co Ltd very important as oil and gas cooperation is one of the top priorities in Vietnam-Japan economic links.

Congratulation to India on Independence Day

Congratulation to India on Independence Day

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang on August 15 sent a congratulatory message to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence Day (August 15, 1947).

Congratulations to top Lao leader on 80th birthday

Congratulations to top Lao leader on 80th birthday

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President Tran Dai Quang have sent messages of congratulations and baskets of flowers to General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith on the latter’s 80th birthday.

Standards for Party high-ranking officials issued

Standards for Party high-ranking officials issued

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has signed the first-ever regulations on specific standards and assessment criteria for officials under the management of the Party Central Committee, Politburo and Secretariat.